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Uber lodges appeal over London ban

Uber has filed an appeal against the decision by London authorities to deny it a licence to operate in London. Last month, Transport for London (TfL) refused Uber a new private hire licence, saying the ride-hailing firm was not fit and proper. TfL said it took the decision on the grounds of “public safety and […]

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Mayor of London response to Uber apology

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said today: “I welcome the apology from Dara Khosrowshahi, the Uber CEO. Obviously I am pleased that he has acknowledged the issues that Uber faces in London. “Even though there is a legal process in place, I have asked TfL to make themselves available to meet with him.” The Mayor’s […]

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MPs Call for Uber’s licence to be revoked

The MPs claimed police figures show an allegation of rape or sexual assault against Uber drivers is made every eleven days The MPs have accused Uber of failing to report crimes to the police Transport for London, chaired by Mr Khan, will rule on Uber’s future before the end of September. Earlier this year the […]

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‘Due regard for the feelings, wishes, or rights of others’ Comment by Jim Kelly – Chair Unite London & Eastern Cab Trade Committee Any taxi driver would be aware of the reckless nature of a minority of cyclists near “Silicon roundabout” in Shoreditch. It was perhaps inevitable that the death of a pedestrian in February […]

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Sadiq Khan sets the record straight over private hire capping

Mayor of London writes to Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport. Responding on to recent accusations that he had not lobbied the Dept of Transport for powers to cap the number of private hire vehicles licensed by Transport for London, Sadiq Khan Labour Mayor for London, yesterday wrote to Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling to set […]

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